Tata group company Voltas on Thursday announced joining hands with Swiss textile equipment maker Benninger AG for distribution, sales and marketing of its products in India.

In a statement issued here, Voltas made the announcement about the agreement. “The co-operation will focus on leveraging Benninger’s ability to provide leading edge products and the long-standing expertise in continuous wet processing, while building on Voltas’ established sales and marketing network across the country,” the statement said.

Voltas will continue to deepen and expand its regional business contacts leveraging on its relationship with customers across the entire textile value chain, and thus helping to open up new customer segments in woven and knit continuous processing aligned to Benninger’s product range. Voltas’ senior general manager (Operations) C. Kamatchisundaram said Voltas sales and marketing strengths combined with leading edge products from Benninger would make us a preferred choice for customers from the Indian textile industry.